Madeline Hunter

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Madeline Hunter
Occupation Professor, Novelist
Nationality America
Period 2000–present
Genre Romance, historical
Notable works Stealing Heaven, Lessons of Desire

Madeline Hunter is an American author of romance novels. She lives in Pennsylvania.


Madeline Hunter's first book By Arrangement was published in 2000 and she received the award for Waldenbooks Bestselling Debut Author that year.[1]

In 2000 she also received a rare starred review from Publisher's Weekly for her book By Possession. This happened again in 2003 with The Charmer.[2]

She has been nominated four times and has twice won the Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA award, first in the long historical category for Stealing Heaven in 2003 and then in the historical category for Lessons of Desire in 2008. Fifteen of her books have appeared on the USA Today bestseller list. She has also appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List and the Waldenbooks Paperback Fiction Bestseller List. Romantic Times has awarded four and a half star reviews to fifteen of her books.[3]

Madeline Hunter speaks at writers' conferences and events on craft and industry, is a Ph.D. in Art History, and teaches at the college level. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons.[4]


  • 2000 - Received Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Best Long Historical Romance, for Stealing Heaven
  • 2008 - Received Romance Writers of America RITA Award for Best Historical Romance, for Lessons of Desire


Medieval Historicals[edit]

  • By Arrangement
  • By Possession
  • By Design
  • The Protector
  • Lord of a Thousand Nights
  • Stealing Heaven

The Seducer Series[edit]

  • The Seducer
  • The Saint
  • The Charmer
  • The Sinner
  • The Romantic

The Seducer Spin-offs[edit]

  • Lord of Sin
  • Lady of Sin

The Rothwell Series[edit]

  • Rules of Seduction
  • Lessons of Desire
  • Secrets of Surrender
  • The Sins of Lord Easterbrook

The Rarest Bloom Series[edit]

  • Ravishing in Red
  • Provocative in Pearls
  • Sinful in Satin
  • Dangerous in Diamonds

The Fairbourne Quartet[edit]

  • The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne
  • The Conquest of Lady Cassandra
  • The Counterfeit Mistress
  • The Accidental Duchess

The Wicked Trilogy[edit]

  • His Wicked Reputation



  1. ^ "Press Kit Biography" (PDF). Madeline Hunter Official Website. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Starred Reviews of Madeline Hunter". Publisher's Weekly. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Romantic Times Book Review". Archived from the original on May 5, 2010. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  4. ^ "Madeline Hunter Biography". Madeline Hunter Official Website. Archived from the original on 2000-09-29. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 

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